Facebook to launch Oculus Go stand-alone VR headset at F8 conference | Tech News

Facebook to launch Oculus Go stand-alone VR headset at F8 conference

Facebook’s F8 conference will take place on May 1.

By: INDO ASIAN NEWS SERVICE
| Updated on: Aug 19 2022, 22:03 IST
Facebook’s Oculus Go headset comes in two colour options of black and white.
Facebook’s Oculus Go headset comes in two colour options of black and white. (FacebookOculus)

Facebook could be launching its stand-alone Virtual Reality (VR) headset at its F8 developer conference in May.

"Facebook is looking to officially launch its Oculus Go stand-alone VR headset at its F8 developer conference on May 1," Variety reported late on Saturday.

You may be interested in

MobilesTablets Laptops
Apple iPhone 15 Pro Max
  • Black Titanium
  • 8 GB RAM
  • 256 GB Storage
27% OFF
Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra 5G
  • Green
  • 12 GB RAM
  • 256 GB Storage
Google Pixel 8 Pro
  • Obsidian
  • 12 GB RAM
  • 128 GB Storage
Apple iPhone 15 Plus
  • Black
  • 6 GB RAM
  • 128 GB Storage

Facebook first announced its Oculus Go headset in October 2017. It starts at $199 which roughly translates to 13,000. Oculus Go's official commercial release is slated for early 2018 but the company hasn't still specified the exact date.

Also read
Looking for a smartphone? To check mobile finder click here.

Oculus VR headset is based on the same software as Samsung's Gear VR headset which means that it will be out of the box offer access to thousands of VR games and 360-degree video experiences, including apps from Netflix, HBO and Hulu.

"Unlike the Gear VR, it integrates a display and all of its computing power directly into the headset, doing away with the need to use a phone or PC for VR," the report added.

The $199 variant of the device could come with a 32GB of onboard storage, with Facebook selling a 64 GB version for a higher price.

Unlike the company's pricier Oculus Rift headset, Oculus Go does not use any positional tracking technology.

Catch all the Latest Tech News, Mobile News, Laptop News, Gaming news, Wearables News , How To News, also keep up with us on Whatsapp channel,Twitter, Facebook, Google News, and Instagram. For our latest videos, subscribe to our YouTube channel.

First Published Date: 19 Mar, 16:58 IST
NEXT ARTICLE BEGINS